Hit the Deck (1955)


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Hit the Deck is the second film version of the same-named 1927 hit Broadway musical. Though updated for the 1950s, the basic plot remains the same. Sailors Tony Martin, Vic Damone and Russ Tamblyn spend their entire shore leave in pursuit of three beautiful gals. Martin is "that way" about Ann Miller, Damone is stuck on Jane Powell, and Russ Tamblyn only has eyes for Debbie Reynolds. Some fun is extracted from the fact that Tamblyn is the son of by-the-book admiral Walter Pidgeon. Additional … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Herbert Fields, Sonya Levien, William Ludwig
In Theaters:
MGM Home Entertainment


as Rico

as Susan

as Adm. Smith

as Wendell

as Ginger

as Mrs. Ferrari

as Lt. Jackson

as Shore patrol

as Shore patrol

as William

as Themselves
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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Colorful musical with lots of talent involved, if only the script was better this would have been more memorable.

jay nixon

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